How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15
with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning
and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a
Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
Play countdown with vectors.
Play countdown with matrices
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being
visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes
so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times
you. . . .
A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point
of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the
square covered by the triangle as it rotates?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right
hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Match the cards of the same value.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
A tool for generating random integers.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with
the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is
covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom
right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral
inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many
balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to
make at once.